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Original Antique Rim (Box) Locks Before 1865

1830 through the Civil War was an important time in the American lock industry.  New methods of manufacturing were being invented and companies were merging and realigning almost daily.  One of the most significant  developments in the lock industry was making a lock that was reversible - able to be used on any door no matter which way the hinges were mounted.

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245-219 - 4 3/4" high
1842 Adams signed

245-279 - 9" deep
1 available - Circa 1830

245-226 - 6" entry
1 available

242-132
1 available

242-129 - 5" high
1 - Patent 1842 rim lock

245-311 - 5" deep
1840's rim lock

245-258
1 BLW available

242-123 - 5" deep
1863 Norwalk lock

245-155 - 4 3/8" high
1 beveled rim lock

245-297
SOLD

245-260
1 w/rare white knobs

245-335 - 5" deep
D&M rim lock

245-309 - 5"
rare HS&Co. eagle lock

242-197
1 available

245-304 - 6" entry
1 - 1842 circa rim lock

245-308 - 6" entry
1 - circa 1857 rim lock

245-287 - 4 1/4" high
1862 R & E

242-007 - 5" deep
1 available

241-936 - 5 1/2"
1 cottage lock

245-254 - 6" entry
1 available

245-300 - 4 1/2" high
SOLD

241-695
1 available

241-987 - 4" high
1 available/1857 patent

241-938
SOLD

242-134
1840's unsigned rim

245-228 - 4 1/2"
1 available

245-265 - 4" x 6"
SOLD

241-504 - signed Phila
1 available

241-815 - 4 3/8" high
1 beveled w/lip available

245-227 - 4 1/2"
SOLD

245-275
1 MW&Co. available

241-954 - 4 1/2" high
1 available

245-174  DM&Co.
2 available, circa 1862

245-306 DM&Co.
1 available

245-310 - 4 3/4" High
SOLD

245-209 - 4 1/2"
SOLD

245-299
SOLD
     

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